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    At long last, the wait is over. That's right, it's time to announce the winner of our Model of the Month competition!

    Throughout May we've received hundreds of community member photos, all showing off their latest purchases with the hopes of winning this month's prize.

    "Prize, you say?" That's right! Each month we choose one winner (and a few runners up) to win a smashing prize to spend at Lovehoney.

    To take part, upload a rule-abiding photo of yourself or your partner featuring a product you've bought from Lovehoney, and we'll automatically enter it into the competition. Simples!

    This month's winner is TB149, who pipped other members to the post with this captivating shot of her wearing the Lovehoney Flaunt Me Floral Lace Robe.

    From her pose and choice of acccessories (including the Hollywood Curves Self-Adhesive Silicone Nipple Covers), through to the clever crop and B&W finish, we couldn't take our eyes off this spellbinding snap.

    Congratulations TB149. For all your hard work, you win this month's £100 Lovehoney gift voucher!

    Fancy taking part? Read on to find out how to enter next month's competition.

    Lovehoney Desire Clitoral Vibrator

    When you think of Good Housekeeping magazine, you're probably met with images of recipe ideas, vacuum cleaner product reviews and articles about how to get your soufflé to rise just right.

    What you might not associate with this straight-laced publication is their totally-filthy, annual Tried and Tested survey to find the best sex toys on the market.

    Well now you know, and guess what? We came out on top (this is our favourite position FYI).

    The Lovehoney Desire Clitoral Vibrator was voted numero uno out of 25 vibes put to the test by a panel of 270 women. It got an overall score of 74/100 and hit the spot with nine out of 10 women.

    In fact, Lovehoney vibes accounted for seven out of the 25 carefully-selected toys. Check out which ones made the cut and what the experts at Good Housekeeping had to say about them.

    BONUS! Buy one of these vibrators from Lovehoney today and enjoy a free lube (click the graphic below for more).

    Vixen Mustang VixSkin Bright Realistic Dildo

    It's time to announce our latest Review of the Month, and I'm pleased to say that the £100 gift voucher is going to a veritable Lovehoney veteran. Sex Squid uploaded their first sex toy review in 2006, meaning they've been a proud part of our community for a decade. We're impressed!

    Of course, we were also impressed by their wonderful review of the Vixen Mustang VixSkin Bright Realistic Dildo with Suction Cup 7 Inch, which includes a comparison to the Mustang Royale.

    "I'm sure I'm not alone in finding that this joyous dick makes me want to burst into song! It's just so happy-looking. And as with my other Vixen dildos, it feels simply incredible. The VixSkin dual density silicone is remarkable. It's squishier than a real cock, but I don't see that as a bad thing. In fact, riding it anally, or when worn in a harness for pegging, it's lovely squashiness makes it more comfortable for anal than any other toy I've tried. When thrust deep and hard, the head can bump against your insides without causing you any discomfort, which means there's no need for your partner to pause. A submissive's dream then!"  Read the full review here.

    Congratulations Sex Squid, and enjoy your prize. Want in? Write your review now to be in with a chance to win next.

    Model of the Month

    It's time to announce our latest Model of the Month! After being runner up for the past two months, community member bondagegod swoops in for the win this month with a corker of a shot.

    Phwoar! We reckon this shot of bondagegod in jeans unbuttoned to show off his LHM Microfibre Lace Up Boxer Shorts looks like something out of the pages of fashion magazine.

    Great work bondagegod - we're sending a £100 voucher your way. Read on to find out how you can get involved next month...

    It's Masturbation May! Win a We-Vibe Pleasure Bundle (Worth Over £200!)

    With the advance of social media, it seems like every other day has a special significance - between National Sibling Day and International Talk Like A Pirate Day (September 19th, mark your diaries), barely a week can go by without a special Instagram hashtag.

    However, there's one of these (let's face it) made up holidays that we love getting on board with each year - Masturbation May.

    An entire month in honour of wanking - what's not to love? To celebrate this special event, we've teamed up with our pals at We-Vibe to give your solo pleasure chest a boost.

    We're giving you the chance to win a prize bundle including two of We-Vibe's hottest new toys, the Rave and Nova, plus some sex toy essentials for a total value of over £200!

    Enter below now, and make the most of Masturbation May!

    Herb the Lovehoney dog

    We all know how much sex toys can improve our love lives, but what else are they good for?

    If your favourite suction cup dildo is sitting idly in a drawer, or a beloved cock ring has had the batteries pilfered for the remote once too often, then it's time to give them a new lease of life.

    To celebrate Lovehoney's 14th birthday, we've popped on our best "Blue" Peter thinking caps and come up with these 14 ingenious alternative uses for your neglected toys.

    From furniture focal pieces, to sports accessories, to handy household tools (hah), our crafty Lovehonians have taken DIY to a whole new level.

    For the kind of life hacks that you won't see on Pinterest, just read on...

    Romantische Date Night

    You’ve found the dress, the caterer’s booked, and you’ve managed to tweak the seating plan so Aunt Ruth isn’t sitting anywhere near Uncle Terry. But what about the honeymoon?

    We all know that the very word, ‘Honeymoon’ is synonymous with ‘bonking like rabbits’, and no wonder.

    Traditionally used to refer to the month after the wedding (which many believed to be the 'sweetest period' of marriage), it was expected to be the time when the bride and groom developed both their physical and spiritual connection.

    Well, other than the fact the majority of us are no longer virgins come the wedding night, little has changed. Many view the honeymoon as one of the most passionate times of their lives, which is great - although it has a tendency to put a heck of a lot of pressure on your sexual performance.

    But don't fret! To ensure your post-nuptial couplings go off without a hitch, here are eight nuggets of sexpert advice. It's time to start married life with a bang. Or several.

    Envy This: Lovehoney's Model of the MonthDid it just get hot in here? This month's winning lingerie shot has us saying "Hello fireman!"

    We love seeing male models entering our female-dominated monthly modelling competition, so needless to say Hanky Spanky's photo got us very excited.

    Pulling off the Envy Sexy Fireman Trunk and Braces Set (£19.99) like a pro, Mr Spanky's stylish black and white photograph shows off the lingerie perfectly while also showcasing his enviable physique.

    Hanky Spanky wins a £100 Lovehoney voucher to spend on whatever he chooses. Congratulations!

    Think you'd like to throw your hat into the ring? We'd love to see your photos too. If you fancy modelling your Lovehoney favourites, take a look at our Photo Submission Guidelines and upload your picture to be automatically entered for next month.

    We've also chosen three runners up to win 2,000 Oh! Points each. Read on below to find out if you were one of the lucky ones!

    Happy 14th Birthday Lovehoney

    Go shorty, it's your birthday, we're gonna party like it's your birthday...

    We've only gone and turned 14!

    Over the next 14 days, we'll be giving away our 14 best-selling sex toys, giving you 14 sex positions to try, as well as lots of other sexy blogs loosely connected to the number 14. Did somebody say 14?

    Today, Lovehoney is the UK's biggest online adult retailer, but it's not always been like this...

    Back in April 2002, *NSYNC were topping the charts with "Girlfriend", people of the UK were taking to the streets to celebrate the Queen's Golden Jubilee, and friends Richard Longhurst and Neal Slateford were off down the local post office to buy a sex-toy-sized envelope after their first ever sale.

    We've come a long way since our humble beginnings and we're so glad that you've been part of our sexually happy journey.

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